Canvas over loads

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by hminky, Feb 25, 2006.

  1. hminky

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    On one of the forums someone suggested aluminum foil for canvas over loads. Aluminum foil doesn't paint well and tissue falls apart. What about painting the tissue onto the aluminum foil?

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    A quick put together with packing tissue and heavy duty aluminum foil over an HO wagon. The tissue painted to the foil with Kilz2 primer. The "canvas" is made as a rectangular tarp and is draped like a real tarp.
    Just a thought
    Harold
  2. webmaster

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    If you use tissue/plain toilet paper, then spray it with water from a plant mister, the tissue goes hard after it has dried & you can paint it. :)
  3. hminky

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    Here is a picture of a "tarp". It is a sandwich of tissue and foil. It is formed over the load.

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    Harold
  4. hminky

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    Sorry to be so scattered today but here is a second tarp over the load. The barrel has been moved to the center. Facial tissue was used this time.

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    The old tarp is in the foreground
    Harold
  5. davidstrains

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    neat idea, Harold. I am going to try that or a load on a n-scale flat car.